Posted on 2nd May 2019
Due to recent member feedback we are pleased to announce that from the 27th May 2019, the STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Teachers (SAT) qualification will be assessed by practical demonstration and a 16-question multiple choice question (MCQ) assessment paper.
Posted on 29th April 2019
Following a long consultation with industry leisure groups, STA has launched a new, CIMSPA-endorsed level 2 pool lifeguard qualification which for the first time aligns lifeguard and first aid at work revalidations.
Posted on 27th March 2019
Safety Training Awards is pleased to announce that the STA Level 3 Award in Education and Training and STA Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualifications are now available for registration by approved training centres.
Posted on 27th February 2019
Following a review by the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum, Safety Training Awards is updating the Emergency Paediatric First Aid and Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies units.
Posted on 12th February 2019
With the recent inclusion of safeguarding within the STA Award in Teaching Swimming qualification, Safety Training Awards has produced guidance for those learners who may be affected, which includes contact information for points of support which can be made available for advice and guidance on courses.
Posted on 28th January 2019
The STA Level 2 Award in Open Water Swimming Coaching has become the first open water coaching qualification to be endorsed by CIMSPA’s new employer-led coaching professional standard.
Posted on 9th July 2018
Following the release of the updated learner portfolios on Monday 18th June, the pool plant qualifications have been updated to reflect the changes in guidance within Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group’s (PWTAG) Swimming Pool Water publication. There were several areas in the pool plant learner manuals, course presentations and portfolios that required updating to reflect…
Posted on 11th June 2018
The learner portfolios and answer sheets for Safety Training Awards lifesaving, first aid, pool plant and health & safety qualifications are changing following a review of the existing procedures. As a way to streamline the process for tutors and internal quality assurers (IQA) moving forward, the learner portfolios now combine the majority of paperwork required…
Posted on 16th April 2018
Safety Training Awards is delighted to announce the launch of two new Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualifications. The new qualifications replace STA’s current Level 2 Award and Certificate and are: STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming The new Level 2 Certificate has received endorsement against CIMSPA’s new…
Posted on 31st January 2018
The STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations is the latest qualification to be endorsed by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity). With CIMSPA’s aim being to develop a UK wide, vibrant and professional workforce through the provision of quality qualifications, endorsement gives added credibility to STA’s newest qualification.…
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